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Added: May 14, 2019, 11:29 am
About the photo: This photo shows a security camera in the Financial District of San Francisco. San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies …
Added: May 14, 2019, 11:17 am
Bayer AG hoped it could rely on science to establish the safety of its Roundup weedkiller. But it has clearly been no match for a good lawyer after a jury awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple …
Added: May 14, 2019, 11:14 am
First, states across the U.S. ordered utilities to clean up ponds full of toxic coal waste. Now, they’re balking at how much companies want to charge for the work. Officials from Virginia to North Carolina to South Carolina are pushing …
Added: May 14, 2019, 11:06 am
The Humane Society of the United States has tried for months to stop poultry giant Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. from calling its chicken “100% natural” and “humanely” raised, claiming it’s neither. Following complaints to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and state …
Added: May 14, 2019, 12:00 am
A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical. …
Added: May 14, 2019, 12:00 am
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s lawmakers are on a labeling binge this year, pushing ahead with food classification restrictions on milk, rice, meat, sugar, shrimp, and crawfish as they try to assist the state’s agricultural industries. The protectionist measures are …
Added: May 13, 2019, 12:28 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is taking on the tech industry, including apps and tools aimed at children. Hawley last week introduced legislation that would ban “pay-to-win” apps like Candy Crush that he said are targeted …
Added: May 13, 2019, 11:54 am
DUBAI/LONDON — Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions …
Added: May 13, 2019, 11:38 am
Cyber risks will soon become bigger risks than natural catastrophes for the insurance sector, Scor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Denis Kessler said, recommending the industry build a comprehensive, common global scale to assess cyber-related incidents. “I dream of a …
Added: May 13, 2019, 11:24 am
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. helped mastermind a sweeping conspiracy among generic-drug makers to raise the price of medicines, according to a new antitrust lawsuit filed by states that stems from a five-year investigation of the companies. Teva’s stock fell. More …

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